Tag Archives: Uganda

On Red Pandas And Slacktivism

What is it that a child reading a book about red pandas can do about their endangered status? While the red panda is a cute animal, it appears unlikely that it is long to have a robust life outside of … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Explorers Of The Nile

Explorers Of The Nile: The Triumph And Tragedy Of A Great Victorian Adventure, by Tim Jeal This particular book takes a tough line that manages to point out that European imperialism doesn’t have as much negative things about it as … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Black Nile

The Black Nile:  One Man’s Amazing Journey Through Peace And War On The World’s Longest River, by Dan Morrison In looking at this author’s work with Slate and his obvious leftist perspective, I am tempted as a reader to troll … Continue reading

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Book Review: 12 Days In Africa

12 Days In Africa:  A Mother’s Journey, by Lisa Sanders [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/WestBow Press in exchange for an honest review.] Although this book is a short one, it manages to combine a lot … Continue reading

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Book Review: Queen Of Katwe

Queen Of Katwe:  One Girl’s Triumphant Path To Becoming A Chess Champion, by Tim Crothers [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BuzzPlant in exchange for an honest review.] Shortly into this book, the reader understands the title … Continue reading

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Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied?

Earlier this year there was a viral video sent that attempted to raise a public storm against one of Africa’s more unpleasant political figures (and that’s saying something!), in a campaign entitled Kony 2012. Not coincidentally, the United States government … Continue reading

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